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A message from L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti about the
Library's "Path to Citizenship" program.

Los Angeles Public Library Citizenship Corners

Interested in becoming a U.S. Citizen? Every branch of the Los Angeles Public Library System has a Citizenship Corner filled with materials and handouts to help you get started. Materials include:  

  • Have you considered U.S. citizenship flyer (English, Chinese, Vietnamese)
  • Citizenship Resource Center flyer (English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese)
  • The Naturalization Test Brochure   
  • Application for Naturalization
  • Civics Flash Cards for the Naturalization Test (English,Spanish)  
  • Vocabulary Flash Cards
  • Learn About the United States: Quick Civics Lessons
  • The Naturalization Interview and Test Video
  • The Citizen's Almanac
  • UPIL Brochure (English, Spanish)

    Ask your librarian where to find these materials at your library.

 

 

 

Citizenship Community Organizations

Organization

Address

Phone

Assistance

Language

Fees

Asian Americans Advancing Justice

1145 Wilshire Blvd. Suitte 200 Los Angeles, CA 90017

2139777500

green card application, citizenship Classes, Naturalization Application Assistance, Fee Waiver, Immigration Workshops, Legal Representation, AB60, DACA, DAPA, DACA+,  citizenship eligibility

Chinese, English, Khmer, Vietnamese, Thai, Mandarin, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog, Japanese

Varies

Asociacion de Salvadorenos de los Angeles

660 S. Bonnie Brae St Los Angeles, CA 90057

2134831244

asesoria, clinicas legales, low cost services, ciudadania, asilos, fee waiver, clases de ciudadanía cada sabado, DACA, DAPA

Spanish

Varies


Cambodian Association of America

2390 Pacific Avenue, Long Beach, CA

5629881863

Application assistance, fee waiver, Employment services, Resume, Interview skills.

English, Cambodian

Minimal

Casa de La Cultura de Guatemala

1138 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 300, Los Angeles CA 90017

2132503416

Naturalization application assistance, non-naturalization immigration Assistance, DAPA, DACA, DACA+, AB60, Legal representation

Spanish

Minimal

Catholic Charities of Los Angeles - Immigration & Refugee Services

1530 James M. Wood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015

2132513411

Naturalization application assistance, Fee Waiver assistance, Civics Classes, ESL Courses, Non-naturalization immigration assistance, DAPA, DACA, DACA+, AB60, Legal Representation, Complex Cases, Fingerprinting

Armenian, Chinese, Farsi, English, Spanish, Vietnamese

$35, $200+

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

2845 w 7th St. Los Angeles, CA 90005

2133857800

Naturalization Application Assistance, Fee Waiver, Non-Naturalization Immigration Assistance, DAPA, DACA, DACA+, AB60, Legal Representation, Complex Cases

English, Spanish

$50-100

Centro CHA, Inc

1900 S Atlantic Ave. Long Beach, CA 90806

5625704722

Naturalization Application Assistance, Fee Waivers, Green Card renewal, DAPA, DACA

English, Spanish

$200

Chavez Law Group

1300 W Beverly Blvd, Montebello, CA 90640

855- 424-2839

DACA, Naturalization Application, Immigration waivers, appeals,  representation

English, Spanish

Varies

Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA)

2533w 3rd st. Suite 101 Los Angeles CA 90057

2133531333
or 8886244752

Naturalization app, fee waiver, non-naturalization assistance, DACA, DACA+, AB60, Legal, complex

English, Spanish

$25 for membership

Consejo de Federaciones Mexicanas en Norteamerica (COFEM)

125 Paseo de l Plaza, 101 , Los Angels, CA

866-72-6336

Naturalization application assistance, DACA, AB60

English, Spanish

Varies

Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)

2180 W. Crescent Avenue, Suite F, Anaheim, CA 92801

714.776.1847

Naturalization application assistance, civics classes, legal

English, Arabic

Varies

El Centro del Pueblo

1157 Lemoyne Street, Los Angeles, CA 90026

213-483-6335

Naturalization application assistance, civics classes

English, Spanish

no cost

El Rescate Legal Service

1501 West 8th St. Suite 100 Los Angeles, CA 90017

213-387-3284

 Family Petition, Adjustment of Status, Appeals for INA, Asylum  Cancellation of Removal, Citizenship, Consultations, Inquiries, NACARA, Motions to Reopen, Fiancé Visa, Waivers, Resident Card Renewal, Work Permit Renewal, VAWA, “U” Visas

English, Spanish, Quiché

varies

Episcopal Diocese of LA - Interfaith Refugee & Immigration Service (IRIS)

3621 Brunswick Ave,  Los Angeles, CA 

323-667-0489
(213) 819-1890
(Spanish)

ESL, Civics Classes, DACA,  Naturalization application assistance, Naturalization/Citizenship

Arabic, Armenian, English, Farsi, German, Iraqi, Kurdish, Persian, Russian, Spanish, Turkish

varies

Filipino American Service Group, Inc

1711 W Temple St., 6th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90026

213-483-9804

Naturalization, application  assistance, filing process of the application with USCIS

English, Tagalog

No fees

Human Rights Project

201 S Sante Fe Ave, Ste. 101, Los Angeles, CA 90012

213-680-7801

Naturalization application assistance, filing with USCIS, non-naturalization immigration assistance, legal representation

Armenian, English, Korean, Mongolian, Russian, Spanish

Varies

Immigration Center for Women and Children

634 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014

213-614-1165

Naturalization application assistance, non-naturalization immigration assistance, legal representation, DACA, SIJS

English, Spanish

Varies

Immigration Services of Santa Rosa

132 N Maclay Ave, San Fernando, CA 91340

818-361-4341

Naturalization application assistance, filing with USCIS, legal representation

English, Spanish

Varies

International Institute of Los Angeles

435 S Boyle Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90033

323-264-6217

Naturalization application assistance, non-naturalization immigration assistance, legal representation, filing with USCIS preparation for naturalization, adjustment of status, visa processing, political asylum, assistance for violence against women, and family reunification assistance

English, Spanish, Chinese, Armenian

Varies

International Rescue Committee

625 N Maryland Ave, Glendale, CA 91206

818-550-6220

Naturalization application assistance, fee waivers, legal representation

English, Spanish, Arabic, Armenian, Chinese, Farsi, Tagalog

No fees

Jewish Family Services of Los Angeles - Immigration Program

4311 Wilshire Bl, Ste 211, Los Angeles, CA 90010

323-935-5303

Naturalization application assistance, legal representation, non-naturalization immigration assistance

English, Farsi, Russian

Varies

Khmer Humanitarian Organization

422 Ord St, 2nd Fl, Los Angeles, CA

213-621-4129

Naturalization application assistance, legal representation, legal referrals, non-naturalization immigration assistance

English, Khmer, Spanish

Varies

Korean resource Center

2846 W 8th St #203, #206A, #101, Los Angeles CA 90005

323-937-3718

Naturalization Application assistance, fee waivers, DACA, legal representation

English, Korean

No Fees

LA Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs

200 N Spring St, Los Angeles CA 90012

213-978-0600

Immigration resources and outreach

English, Spanish

Varies

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

5228 Whittier Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90022

213-640-3883

Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), Federal court appeals

Cantonese Chinese, Chinese, English, Farsi, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese

No fees

Los Angeles City College

3020 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010

323-953-4000
ext.2230

Naturalization application assistance, ESL/Citizenship classes

English, Spanish

No fees

L.A. County Bar Immigration Project

300 N Los Angeles, Rm 3101, Los Angeles, CA 90012

213-485-1873

DACA/DAPA, Adjustment of status, Family petitions, Conditional residency, Naturalizations, Lost green cards, Travel permits, Translations of Spanish language documents, VISA packets Affidavits of support

 

English/Spanish

Varies

Los Angeles Southwest College Puentes Al Exito

1600 W Imperial Hwy,k Los Angeles, CA 90047

323-242-5552

Naturalization application assistance, fee waiver, ESL/Civics courses, non-naturalization immigration assistance, legal representation, filing with USCIS

English, Spanish

No fees

Mexican American Opportunity Foundation

401 N Garfield, Montebello, CA  90640

323-278-3890

Naturalization consultations

English, Spanish

No fees

National Association of Latino Elected Officials (NALEO) Educational Funds

1122 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015

888-839-8682
888-VEY-VOTA

Naturalization application assistance, legal referrals, study materials,  in language  support through hotline

English, Spanish

No fees

National Immigration Law Center

3435 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 2850, Los Angeles, CA 90010

213-639-3900

legal, DACA, Naturalization application assistance, AB60

English, Spanish

Varies

Our Lady Victory de Paul Immigration Center

409 E Palmer St, Compton, CA 90221

310-631-5100

Naturalization application assistance, Fee waiver, legal representation, non-naturalization immigration assistance, DACA, DAPA, ESL Classes, class to learn to read/write in Spanish.

English, Spanish

suggested donation

Public Counsel Law Center

610 S Ardmore Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90005

213-385-2977

DACA, Non-naturalization immigration assistance

English/Spanish

Varies

S.O.S. Immigration International

1104 S. Glendora Ave, Ste. A, West Covina, CA 91790

626-968-2226

Naturalization application assistance, fee, waiver, non-naturalization immigration

English, Spanish

Varies

San Fernando Valley Neighborhood Legal Services

13327 Van Nuys Blvd, Pacoima, ca 91331

818-896-5211

Naturalization application assistance, fee waiver, legal representation, non-naturalization immigration assistance

Armenian, Chinese, English, Farsi, French, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai, Vietnamese

No fees

San Juan Macias Immigration

9766 Laurel Canyon Blvd, Pacoima, Ca 91331

818-896-1156

Naturalization application assistance, filing with USCIS

English, Spanish

varies

South Asian Helpline & Referral Agency (SAHARA)

17100 Pioneer Boulevard, Suite 260, Artesia, CA 90670

562-402-4132

Naturalization application assistance, workshops

English, Gujarati, Urdu,

Hindi

varies

South Asian Network

18173 Pioneer Blvd, Artesia, CA 90701

562-403-0488

Naturalization application assistance, fee waiver

English, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali,

Urdu

No fees

Tongan Community Service Center (TCSC)

13030 Inglewood Ave #104, Hawthorne, CA 90250

310-679-9899

Naturalization application assistance, referrals

English, Tongan

No fees

University of Southern California Law School - Immigration Clinic

699 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90089

213-821-5987

Naturalization application assistance, non-naturalization immigration assistance, legal representation, filing with USCIS

English, Spanish

No fees

Youth Policy Institute

1075 N Western Ave, Suite 110, Hollywood

323-836-0055

Naturalization application assistance, AB60, workshops,

English, Spanish, Thai

no fees

 

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